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University of Southern California. School of Music


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ingolf Dahl papers

Identifier: 1001
Abstract The Ingolf Dahl papers contain the manuscripts, scores, and professional and personal papers of American composer and USC School of Music faculty member Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970). Dahl, one of USC's most distinguished faculty members, had a long and successful career in music both here in his adopted country and abroad. In 1938, Dahl immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles where he found work as a composer and conductor for radio and film. In 1943, Dahl joined the faculty of USC. He...
Dates: 1928 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Armand Hammer celebration books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5237
Abstract Armand Hammer (1898-1990) was an American petroleum executive, entrepreneur, and art collector. He ran Occidental Petroleum from 1957 until his death, though he was well-known for his art collection, his philanthropy, and for his close ties to the Soviet Union. This collection consists of six professionally produced photo albums-- four of them honoring Armand Hammer on his 86th, 87th, 88th, and 91st birthdays. (Hammer's 86th birthday was celebrated in conjunction with USC's...
Dates: 1984-1989

Pearl McCroskey papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5362

This collection consists of the papers and photographs of Pearl McCroskey, Phi Beta sorority member, alumna and secretary of the College of Music at the University of Southern California.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890s-1950s

USC Thornton School of Music records

Identifier: 0283
Abstract The University of Southern California's music school was officially established in 1884, and conferred its first degrees in 1885. The records document many of the activities of the School from the late 19th to the early 21st centuries. Included are the papers (generally incomplete) of some of the School's notable personnel, including Max Swarthout, Raymond Kendall, Ellis Kohs, Pauline Alderman, and Walter F. Skeele; records of academic activities; records of student and alumni...
Dates: 1897 - 2017; Modified: 2017-2019, 2021

Anthony Vazzana papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0368

This collection includes teaching materials, audio recordings of performances and compositions, correspondence, sheet music and scores, binders of composition projects, and materials related to the USC Composition Forum of USC educator and composer Anthony Vazzana (1922-2001).

Dates: 1958 - 1991

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Correspondence 3
Programs (documents) 3
Scores 3
Clippings 2
Composition (Music) -- Archival resources 2